Factors Associated With Early Improvement in Low Back Pain After Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Multi-Center Prospective Cohort Analyses

@article{Chimenti2016FactorsAW,
  title={Factors Associated With Early Improvement in Low Back Pain After Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Multi-Center Prospective Cohort Analyses},
  author={Peter C. Chimenti and Christopher J. Drinkwater and Wenjun Li and Celeste A. Lemay and Patricia D. Franklin and Regis J O'keefe},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={2016},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={176-9}
}
This study identified factors associated with an improvement in low back pain (LBP) at six-month follow-up after total hip arthroplasty (THA). Data from a national registry of 3054 patients were analyzed. Factors under analysis included demographics, comorbid conditions, operative and nonoperative joint pain severity, physical function, and mental health. Differences in these factors between patients with and without improvement in LBP were examined. Among patients reporting severe or moderate… CONTINUE READING